World Ski Awards News

Josef Burger, chief executive, Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel

Josef Burger, chief executive, Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel

25th Nov 2016 Videos

Josef Burger, chief executive of Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel, talks to Breaking Travel News during preparations for the 2016 World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony. Speaking from the famous starters hut at the top of the Hahnenkamm race course, he tells Breaking Travel News about the significance of the ski season to the destination, how the organisation continues to drive visitor numbers ever higher, and what his hopes are for the winter ahead.

A-ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards

A-ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards

Final preparations are being put in place as A-ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards. The fourth instalment of the red-carpet event will take place in Kitzbühel from November 18th-20th, welcoming the elite of the ski hospitality industry to Austria. An extensive weekend programme is in place which will see guests invited to engage in three days of exclusive networking events, private skiing, sight-seeing tours and a host of other activities.

J Haines Luxury to be unveiled at 2016 World Ski Awards

J Haines Luxury to be unveiled at 2016 World Ski Awards

Leading hospitality authority Jenni Haines has announced the formation of a new company offering multi-faceted services in the luxury customer service and hospitality niche. J Haines Luxury, helmed by Haines, will offer a range of services designed to help companies and audiences enhance their guest experience, and also to help luxury travellers with the most discriminating tastes find the best vacation home experiences on the market today.

Premium Chair from LEITNER ropeways wows skiers in Kitzbühel

Premium Chair from LEITNER ropeways wows skiers in Kitzbühel

A perfect combination of elegant design, comfort, and safety, Kitzbühel has become the first ski resort in the world to use the exclusive Premium Chair from LEITNER ropeways. The Brunn eight-seater chairlift, which was opened in December 2015, represents a new highlight for the Kitzbühel ropeways, demonstrating the premium character of the award-winning ski area.

LAAX takes triple crown at World Ski Awards

LAAX takes triple crown at World Ski Awards

Winter ski destination LAAX has been crowned Switzerland’s Best Ski Resort for the third time in a row at the prestigious World Ski Awards. The Gala Ceremony took place on Saturday night in Kitzbühel. This accolade is awarded by both the jury and the public and is a sister event to the World Travel Awards.